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2014-10-20 05:23:27

The discovery of hidden signs of consciousness in vegetative-state patients could help doctors determine if people are aware even if they appear to be unresponsive, according to research published in the journal PLOS Computational Biology.

2014-10-19 23:00:34

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Partial Seizure – Pipeline Review, H2 2014” to its store.

fruit fly nose
2014-10-17 03:00:21

A fly’s sense of smell could be used in new technology to detect drugs and bombs, new University of Sussex research has found.

2014-10-14 20:23:21

Seattle and Spokane Host Conferences SEATTLE, Oct.

2014-10-14 12:29:16

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What Happens To Your Brain During Down Time?
2014-10-13 03:06:14

Kavli Prize winner recognized as pioneer in research in the development and use of brain imaging techniques

2014-10-09 23:12:50

Brain State Technologies announces the publication of new scientific paper in Frontiers in Psychology Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Brain

human-pet relationship
2014-10-07 03:45:28

It has become common for people who have pets to refer to themselves as “pet parents,” but how closely does the relationship between people and their non-human companions mirror the parent-child relationship?

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2014-10-07 05:54:39

A new study, from the University of Minnesota, shows that long-term practice of yoga and meditation can help someone learn to control a computer with their minds faster and better than people with little to no experience with yoga or meditation.

2014-10-06 12:29:30

Grant to establish interdisciplinary consortium recognizes power of synapse diversity studies to change the landscape of biomedical research SEATTLE, Oct.


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Cerebellum
2013-07-29 09:48:00

The cerebellum is a section of the brain that is most in charge of cognitive functions and motor skills. Formation and Orientation The cerebellum can be found at the bottom of the brain behind the pons and below that cerebral cortex under a layer of dura mater. It is considered as a part of the "hindbrain". The cerebellum is anatomically divided into two separate hemispheres, marked by the 'vermis', a small midline zone between the left and right hemispheres. But three lobes can be...

Midbrain
2013-07-25 15:13:23

The midbrain, also known as the mesencephalon is the part of the brain most responsible for vision, motor control, arousal, temperature regulation, alertness and hearing. Formation and Orientation The midbrain is found under the cerebral cortex and above the hindbrain. The mesencephalon is not divided into any other portions of the brain unlike the other two vesicles that stem from the neural tube. There are four separate lobes on the side of the cerebral aqueduct within the...

Brain
2013-03-05 13:54:00

Formation and Orientation The development of the brain is broken down into stages. The basic evolution begins in the third week of the embryonic process where the neural plate is formed. By week four, the neural plate has developed into the neural tube. The anterior part of the tube, the telencephalon, grows rapidly as it prepares to later give way to the brain. As time goes on, cells begin to classify themselves as either neurons or glial cells, thus determining their functions. Glial...

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